Today’s Headlines

  • Local Transit Agencies Report Few Delays Despite Bitter Cold (Tribune, RedEye)
  • $3.4 Billion Elgin-O’Hare Highway Extension and Widening Project to Start This Spring (Crain’s)
  • Police Have Identified Owner of Car That Killed School Worker in Aurora Hit-And-Run (Daily Herald)
  • Loss of Revenue to Parking Concessionaire From Unchanged Meter Rates Estimated at $900K (DNA)
  • Tuesday’s O’Hare Line Delays Caused by Cracked Track (ABC)
  • Woman Gives Birth in Car While Caught in Traffic From Fatal Crash in Cicero (Sun-Times, ABC, NBC)
  • New Restaurant to Open at 80th Avenue Metra Station in Tinley Park (Southtown Star)
  • A Dining Guide to Eateries Near ‘L’ Stations (Time Out)
  • A Conversation With “Straphanger” Author Taras Grescoe (Active Trans)
  • Thanks for the Warm Welcome From EARAB, Expired Meter, and Chiboulevards

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More Coverage of Active Trans‘ Car-Free Streets Proposal (Sun-Times, ABC, NBC, DNA) Build Good Public Spaces and People Will Use Them (Transitized) CTA Will Bring Back Train-Cleaning Jobs Program for Ex-Offenders (Tribune) Metra Riders Sound Off About Delays at Naperville Forum (Tribune) Aging Equipment Is to Blame for Many Metra Delays (Crain’s) Metra Has a […]

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May 1 Deadline Looms for Ventra Switchover (DNA, Tattler) Transit Board Reorg Unlikely to Happen Before Next Year (Sun-Times) CTA May Buy Air Rights Over 3-Flat for Flyover (DNA) Broken Rail at Union Station Causes Metra Delays (Sun-Times) Physicist Fractures Man’s Skull While Parking on Devon, Flees the Scene (DNA) Van Driver Injures Cyclist in […]

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Aldermen Spar Over Regulating Ride-Share Companies (DNA) Bike Boxes and Bumpouts Are Part of the Final Children’s Memorial Plans (BWLP) Even Blue Line During Construction Delays, a Ride From O’Hare Will Still Cost $5 (RedEye) Man Accused of Causing Fatal Crash While High on Coke Gets $1 Million Bail (Sun-Times) Woman Injured in IL 394 […]

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More Coverage of IDOT’s Bike-Blocking (HuffPo, Chicagoist, Expired Meter) Driver Sought in Hit-and-Run of Delivery Cyclist; Injury Fund Established  (Keating, Kevenides) Two Killed After SUV Falls From Bridge in Lyons; Intoxicated Driver Found Walking Nearby (Tribune) Man Struck, Dragged by Car in East Chatam; Driver Speeds Off (Tribune, Sun-Times) Three Police Officers Hurt in Crash […]